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Sunchokes!

Sunchokes!

One of my best harvests this year was something I chucked in the ground last year and forgot about - sunchokes! Sunchokes, also called Jerusalem artichokes or ground apples, are the underground tubers of a native perennial plant in the sunflower family. They look like...

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Dickinson Pumpkin

Dickinson Pumpkin

Fall is a special time of year for farmers and home gardeners alike. We’re harvesting our final bounty, putting our soil to sleep for the winter, looking forward to a well-deserved break, and (yes, already!) starting to dream about next season. It’s a time to reflect...

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What type of apple should you try?

What type of apple should you try?

Just like people, there are oodles of apples in our world, all with different characteristics. Take the quiz below to find out which apple you should try this fall!  Keep a running tally in your head while you take this quiz. To get your results, you will add up the...

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5 Uses for Fall Leaves (no bagging required!)

5 Uses for Fall Leaves (no bagging required!)

Fall is the most glorious, and rejuvenating, season! Once green leaves reveal their true crimson, gold and copper colors, the silver-lined clouds fill the sky, and warm beverages are welcome once more. Not only is fall rejuvenating to humans, but this season is one of...

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Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic

I love growing garlic. It doesn’t have a lot of pest or disease issues, requires minimal care, and produces three separate (and delicious!) crops: green garlic in spring, garlic scapes in early summer, and the main bulb harvest in July. It’s easy to save seed and...

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